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Federal (USV)


Henry W. Wiseman

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 3rd Indiana Cavalry

Before Antietam

He mustered as a recruit Private in the 3rd Indiana Cavalry on 22 February. He was probably assigned to Company B.

On the Campaign

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 11 October 1862 with typhoid fever and died there two days later.

After the War

He was originally buried in Frederick but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 Hospital details from the Patient List,3 as H.W. Weiseman. There's no mention of wounds in either the roster or hospital records. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


10/13/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4372]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 5, pg. 408; Vol. 8, pg. 212  [AotW citation 25289]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #959  [AotW citation 25290]